American Women In The 1920s

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Women of the 1920s The 1920s was practically an American renaissance. It was particularly changing for women in the fact that they were gaining more rights. In the early 20s, women’s role in politics, the workforce, and with themselves started to change. The nineteenth amendment gave women the right to vote, but surprisingly some women did not want to vote. The idea was that a woman should not concern herself with anything other than the home and that they should leave business and politics to the men. Because of this thought system voting remained a middle and upper class activity and so the working class was still unrepresented. Also, with the Jim Crow laws imposed by many Southern states barring them from the polls, the voices
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